By Senator F. W. Gershaw
‘The Longhorns – According to the records of Lee Brown, the Spaniards brought cattle to Mexico first when they were making a mad search for gold in that newly discovered country. The first bunch consisted of 6 sharp-horned heifers and one young bull. They landed in 1521 and as they had come from a tropical area they did well on the rich grassland.’
‘Our History’ is curated by former Canadian Cattlemen editor, Gren Winslow.